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Italy: immigrants arriving to Italy fell in 2017

The Italian Interior Ministry said that the number of immigrants who reached the Italian coasts declined by one third in 2017, compared to 2016. The ministry attributed the drop in immigration to its assistance to the Libyan authorities in fighting illegal immigration and reducing the influx of arrivals during the …

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Mali repatriates 172 migrants from Libya

The Mali Government in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM)  announced on Friday, of the return of 172 illegal migrants that were stranded in Libya. An additional source told Sputnik news agency  that another flight would be organized next Monday to repatriate about another 130 other migrants who …

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The National Commission for Human Rights: Human rights violations in Libya reached a “very serious” level

Libya’s National Commission for Human Rights said that human rights violations have reached a “very serious” index with no legal accountability. In a statement released on Sunday on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Commission stated that the United Nations Support Mission …

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